Chelsea star named in international squad

Chelsea’s Willian has been named in Brazil’s first post-World Cup squad, as they prepare for fixtures in September.

Brazil are to due to face the United States and El Salvador in their first fixtures since the World Cup in Russia.

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Willian has been named alongside his fellow Premier League compatriots Alisson, Fabinho, Roberto Firmino and Fred of Manchester United.

Manchester City’s Ederson and Gabriel Jesus have both been left out, while there is a place in the squad for young midfielder Lucas Paqueta, who is a player that has been linked with a move to Chelsea in the past.

Willian could be considered something of a surprise call-up from Tite, after enduring a mixed World Cup in Russia.

Many in Brazil believed that Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior could be involved ahead of the Chelsea star.

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